Alejandro Murguia, who fought in the 1978 Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua, describes the role San Francisco played in the uprising. favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Sandinistas, Nicaragua, Bernal Heights
From the book "Ten Years that Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78" author Alejandro Murguia reads an excerpt describing the weekly occupations of the Nicaraguan consulate in the Flood Building in the late 1970s. Topics: Nicaragua, Sandinistas, consulate, Flood Building
Excerpted from Alejandro Murguia's essay "Poetry and Solidarity in the Mission" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78," edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation. Topics: Sandinistas, newspapers, Gaceta Sandinista, Mission
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz interviewed by Chris Carlsson July 6, 1999, on 1970s Central American Solidarity Movements in San Francisco, their influence on and from the growing gay movement in the city. Topics: Sandinistas, San Francisco, Gay Movement
Mission District legend Roberto Vargas reads his epic poem "My World Incomplete/To Complete My World" which traces the Sandinista movement in the Mission in the 1970s. It is from the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78" edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation, 2011. Topics: Mission, Sandinistas, FSLN, Nicaragua, Roberto Vargas
Field recordings from El Sontule, Nicaragua mixed with music and narration tell the story of the Acuna Family and Nicaragua's history since the 1960s. In Part 1, after an overview of Nicaraguan history and some gratuitous Clash music, Lucia describes her childhood and the tense days leading up to the Revolution of 1979. In Part 2, Lucia recaps her community's journey through the 1970s, remembering when they first realized that their government was failing them. She takes us through the... Topics: Nicaragua, podcast, revolution, sandinistas, history, interviews, Sontule, Somoza, communism
Phillip Agee and Edgar Chamorro, introduced by Bill (William) Schaap at the the Institute for Media Analysis (Harvard) Conference on Anti Communism, 1988. Topics: Phil Agee, Edgar Chamorro, Nicaragua, Sandinistas, William Schapp
Noam Chomsky appeared on a Radio Show in Portland, Oregon on January 24th, 1989. He took questions from callers and the host. Topics: George Herbert Walker Bush, Chomsky, Portland, Nicaragua, Israel, Contras, Panama, Sandinistas
A discussion of Missoin District politics in the 1970s based on three contributions to the anthology "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78," featuring edtiro Chris Carlsson, and authors Alejandro Murguia, Patricia Rodriguez, and Dr. Jason Ferreira. Topics: Mission, Sandinistas, Murals, Mujeres Muralistas, Los Siete, Black Panthers, Third Worldism
292. FACE OF THE CONTRA Mary Ellsberg (Daniel's daughter) has lived the last seven years in Nicaragua as a health worker. She relates her experiences, emphasizing the positive aspects of the Sandinista revolution in the health care field. The most chilling part of her interview is her revelations about the incredible brutality of the US-supported Contras in their efforts to overthrow the Nicaraguan government. Ms. Ellsberg has visited the areas of contra activity and has talked with people who... Topics: Alternative Views, Alternative Information Network, progressive media, alternative media, public...
Episode features a conversation broadcast live in the KOOP Studio about the work of the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador as well as about political developments in the country itself with Matthew Gossage, who just returned from a CISPES delegation in El Salvador in 2011, and Alice Embree, who became involved with CISPES during the Salvadoran civil war and later served as a CISPES delegate and election observer in El Salvador in 2009. CISPES Program Director Lisa Fuller... Topics: People United, 91.7 FM, KOOP Radio, Austin TX, community radio, Matthew Gossage, Matt Gossage,...